Question Re: Embryo Toolchain
HANtwister at comcast.net
Sat Oct 6 21:05:58 PDT 2007
I apologize; this was the Glibc 2.6 version of HLVS, SVN20070901.
> It seems that, if the commands near the top of the page of "5.2 Embryo
> Toolchain" as of HLFS version SVN20070901 are entered as is into a
> Virtual PC hosted by Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 (I'm sharing a
> computer, and it isn't mine) and running off the latest Live CD Image,
> lfslivecd-x86-6.3-r2052.iso, it seems to result in the gcc-4.1.2
> folder itself and the binutils-2.17 folder itself within the
> embryo-toolchain folder.
> Is this intended, or are the contents of the gcc-4.1.2 folder supposed
> to be placed into the embryo-toolchain folder, and, thereafter the
> binutils-2.17 folder itself be placed into the embryo-toolchain folder
> (or did I just enter it wrong and/or am I misunderstanding the
> process)? I'm going under the assumption that the contents of the
> gcc-4.1.2 folder were supposed to be placed into the embryo-toolchain
> folder, since later commands modify files within the contents of the
> gcc-4.1.2 folder without changing the current directory (but, then
> again, the book states that we should be familiar with most concepts
> from LFS, and does seem to assume the user has already followed steps
> shown and explained in LFS before and after following the instructions
> on any page). It should be noted that I haven't tried entering the
> instructions as is to see if it would work; I had followed what I
> described above as what I believed was the intended result, and it
> seemed to compile just fine (although, if that's incorrect, I'm sure
> I'll figure that out soon enough in later steps).
> Thanks in advance,
> -Harrison N.
> P.S. I'll also mention this - on "5.4 Glibc-2.5.1", the command
> includes "--enable-add-ons" while the explanation includes
> "--enable-add-ons=linuxthreads". Trying to use the latter will result
> in an error that the add-on folder "linuxthreads" doesn't exist; it
> will only compile while using "--enable-add-ons" by itself.
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